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Found this online recently, and thought I'd post it here for everyone who has experienced the loss of a wee one. For those who have, you will know how amazingly on the mark this is. For those who know someone who has, copy it down and share it with them over coffee and chocolate.

Just For Today

Just for today, I will try to live through the next 24 hours and not expect to get over my child's death, but instead learn to live with it just one day at a time.

Just for today, I will remember my child's life, not his death, and bask in the comfort of all those treasured days and moments we shared.

Just for today, I will forgive all the family and friends who didn't help or comfort me the way I needed them to. They truly did not know how.

Just for today, I will smile no matter how much I hurt on the inside, for maybe if I smile a little, my heart will soften and I will begin to heal.

Just for today, I will reach out to comfort e relative or friend of my child, for they are hurting too, and perhaps we can comfort each other.

Just for today, I will free myself from my self-inflicted burden of guilt, for deep in my heart I know if there was anything in this world I could have done to save my child from death, I would have done it.

Just for today, I will honor my child's memory by dong something with another child because I know that would have made my own child proud.

Just for today, I will offer my hand in friendship to another bereaved parent, for I do know how they feel.

Just for today, when my heart feels like breaking, I will stop and remember that grief is the price we pay for loving, and the only reason I hurt is because I had the privilege of loving so much.

Just for today, I will not compare myself with others. I am fortunate to be who I am and to have had my child for as long as I did.

Just for today, I will allow myself to be happy, for I know that I am not deserting my child by living on.

Just for today, I will accept that I did not die when my child did, my life did go on, and I am the only one who can make that life worthwhile once more.

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Sanctuary by Cat929 reviews
Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy have something in common: tragedy and loss. Both have decided to seek out a new life and a new home, a place where they can heal and put the pieces back together again.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 45 - Words: 459,613 - Reviews: 1019 - Favs: 196 - Follows: 374 - Updated: 4/19 - Published: 6/19/2013
All or Nothing by At Leisure reviews
When Bingley brings Darcy's amiable younger brother George to Netherfield, Elizabeth soon finds herself at first compromised into getting engaged to George Darcy and then tricked into marrying Fitzwilliam Darcy. Will she submit to the demands of a prejudiced husband or will her pride take her on a journey away from everyone she holds dear?
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 42 - Words: 475,740 - Reviews: 2734 - Favs: 487 - Follows: 942 - Updated: 4/18 - Published: 8/6/2013 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy
Barriers, Broken by Mrs.JohnReese reviews
Two years into the five year mission, Charlotte Pike is still reeling from the implications of Khan's sacrifice on her behalf. She thought that she would be able to forget the conflicting emotions he brought forth after he was put in cryosleep. But all of that will change when her barriers come tumbling down. When Khan returns, will she be able to resist him? Will she want to?
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 46,668 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 250 - Updated: 4/13 - Published: 10/20/2013 - [John Harrison/Khan, OC] J. Kirk, Spock
Historical Precedence by VoiDreamer reviews
"Please, John." Her words were more potent than a hundred torpedoes could ever hope to be. Two words, twisting in anguish, confusion and fear, uttered into the darkness. He knew he had no other choice. He surrendered. A look into the eight months between a man from the past, and a woman who had, in another life, been part of his future. Slight AU. John/McGivers
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 47,110 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 169 - Updated: 3/24 - Published: 5/19/2013 - John Harrison/Khan, Admiral Marcus
Scarlet Fever and Scarlet Coats by SixThings reviews
A case of scarlet fever ravages the town of Meryton and changes the fates of the Bennet family and other local families. Yet Mr. Bingley and the militia still move into the neighborhood. How will the story unfold? With a few original characters as well.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 44 - Words: 111,732 - Reviews: 339 - Favs: 214 - Follows: 509 - Updated: 3/16 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Overheard by Halo221 reviews
What if Elizabeth had overheard the conversation about herself and her family while she was staying at Netherfield? How might her reactions and the outcomes change if she knows early on Darcy admires her eyes and Bingley's family is opposed to Jane? Regency setting, multi-chapter story, WIP. Rated T to be safe.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 109,151 - Reviews: 785 - Favs: 748 - Follows: 1,528 - Updated: 3/3 - Published: 1/7/2012 - [Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy] [Jane, Mr. Bingley]
Spite and Scorn by AriMaye reviews
In 19th century America, Lizzy is an indentured servant to William Darcy. When a secret about her family is revealed to her, Lizzy must leave to go to England. Will her complicated relationship with Mr. Darcy stand the test of distance?
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 31 - Words: 84,138 - Reviews: 648 - Favs: 262 - Follows: 420 - Updated: 1/27 - Published: 7/5/2012 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
The Choices We Make by LadyHorror92 reviews
Dr. Alice Walsh was a rising psychologist in Starfleet until one mistake leaves her career nearly destroyed. But then she's ordered by Admiral Marcus to take on the most challenging of assignments: evaluating and rehabilitating the awoken Khan. But her orders are an illusion, the truth more sinister, and her loyalties are soon tested, along with Khan's own beliefs ... Khan/OC
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 15 - Words: 90,024 - Reviews: 506 - Favs: 401 - Follows: 743 - Updated: 1/14 - Published: 5/21/2013 - [John Harrison/Khan, OC]
A Walk In Eternity by RoxieFlash reviews
This message will appear if I'm gone, and the TARDIS detects a kind of energy. Right now she's found a crack, and she's reaching across it, locking onto herself. She's already sized it up, and is preparing for a jump. That jump should bring you back to me. The other me, the Time Lord one. But I have no idea what he'll be like. What he's been through. (BroadchurchxDoctor Who)
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 20,407 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 109 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 12/11/2013 - Published: 5/5/2013 - [10th Doctor, Rose T.]
To Give Up a Human Heart by BerylCoronet reviews
It has been a year since Carol Marcus left the Augment colony to return to Starfleet service. Yet despite finding a new home aboard the USS Enterprise, she finds she cannot quite close the book on this chapter in her life and much less forget the superhuman prince. Sequel to The Arrangement and Cordelia's Dower.
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: T - English - Drama/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 16 - Words: 38,610 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 12/11/2013 - Published: 11/18/2013 - [Carol Marcus, John Harrison/Khan] J. Kirk, Spock - Complete
Cordelia's Dower by BerylCoronet reviews
Over two years after Carol Marcus left Starfleet to live on the Augment colony as part of the weapons deal between her father and Khan, the admiral decides to intervene and strike against the superhuman leader, putting his daughter's loyalties to the test and inadvertently drawing the Enterprise into the mix. Sequel to The Arrangement.
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 26,617 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 11/17/2013 - Published: 11/6/2013 - [John Harrison/Khan, Carol Marcus] J. Kirk, Spock - Complete
The Arrangement by BerylCoronet reviews
What if Khan's ship had been found by Kirk's Enterprise like on the TOS episode Space Seed instead of by Admiral Marcus and the Federation had already been at war the Klingons? With Starfleet Command desperate to get Khan's help with building new weapons, the Augment requests a guarantee of the Federation's good will in the form of Admiral Marcus' daughter.
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: T - English - Angst/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,961 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 11/4/2013 - Published: 10/26/2013 - John Harrison/Khan, Carol Marcus - Complete
Darkness, Unleashed by Mrs.JohnReese reviews
It was an old proverb. A caution to those who would seek to venture out into the great vastness of space. "Do not stare too long at the darkness; for if you do, it will only stare back at you." These were the words Admiral Pike's daughter grew up with. Words to live by. So what will happen when Khan tears her world apart; threatening her with his own version of darkness? Khan/OC
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 54,656 - Reviews: 172 - Favs: 217 - Follows: 281 - Updated: 10/20/2013 - Published: 7/6/2013 - J. Kirk, John Harrison/Khan - Complete
This wild, strange, miserable feeling by bnanachild reviews
Margaret Hale and John Thornton find their "relationship" the talk of Milton and have no choice but to marry.
North and South - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 21 - Words: 59,244 - Reviews: 265 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 233 - Updated: 8/26/2013 - Published: 8/4/2011 - Complete
Meet my daughter, AmyJane by Fost reviews
P&P AU - What if there was a scandal in the Bennet family prior to Darcy meeting Elizabeth, could he overcome his pride? What if Elizabeth saw him as another immoral gentleman, could she overcome her prejudice?
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 65 - Words: 383,919 - Reviews: 976 - Favs: 335 - Follows: 545 - Updated: 8/17/2013 - Published: 6/20/2011 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Watching You Watch Him by AStateOfImaginaryGrace reviews
Set after Stoned. Zoe and Zane conspire to figure out what's going on with Jo.
Eureka - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 28,472 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 8/11/2013 - Published: 2/3/2013 - Zoe C., Jo L., Zane D.
Lost on Familiar Ground by V.Evergreen reviews
An accident at the ARC leaves Jess a choice; death or the unknown. As she steps through to a world which she's only read about in the reports she realises what this could mean. She could be stuck there in the past. At the old Arc. With the old team.
Primeval - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 45,836 - Reviews: 280 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 5/7/2013 - Published: 2/20/2012 - Jess P., Becker - Complete
Just Pretend by rubycaspar reviews
"I'm aware that this sounds like the beginning of a really bad romantic comedy, but my sister's getting married next weekend and I was wondering if you would go with me to the wedding and pretend to be my girlfriend?" Becker/ Jess
Primeval - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 29 - Words: 85,792 - Reviews: 888 - Favs: 267 - Follows: 233 - Updated: 7/3/2012 - Published: 2/13/2011 - Becker, Jess P. - Complete
To Plague His Life by Adela H reviews
AU- What if Elizabeth, in a fit of spite, accepted Darcy when he proposed to her the first time. What if her Father was in failing health and in securing Darcy's hand she could not only raise her family's standard of living, but plague Darcy's life!
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 20 - Words: 28,457 - Reviews: 181 - Favs: 162 - Follows: 285 - Updated: 7/2/2012 - Published: 3/4/2011 - Complete
The Good Brother by Daniella Harwood reviews
After Ramsgate, Darcy is convinced that he has failed his sister, & he grants Lady Catherine's favourite wish, in hope that it will help both Anne & Georgiana. After they learn a mortal truth, they go with Bingley to Netherfield, & he meets Elizabeth.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 58,934 - Reviews: 201 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 146 - Updated: 2/8/2012 - Published: 12/9/2011 - Complete
The Edward Effect by ninjatechbackstage reviews
This is an AU in which Elizabeth has a twin brother; the rest of the family is still there . This explores how things would be different. Now being translated into Portuguese by MissMellark!
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 24 - Words: 36,940 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 291 - Updated: 2/2/2012 - Published: 9/14/2011
The Funeral by Mere24 reviews
After Mr. Hale's death, Mr. Bell plans the funeral in Oxford. Margaret cannot bear not saying goodbye to her father, and must ask Mr. Thornton if he will allow her to accompany him to the funeral. Book Based for the most part.
North and South - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 55,627 - Reviews: 234 - Favs: 189 - Follows: 119 - Updated: 10/20/2011 - Published: 7/15/2011 - Complete
Through The Rain by SoloWraith reviews
Part 3, a conclusion/follow-up to Beyond The River, begun with Into The Forest.
Last of the Mohicans - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 23 - Words: 66,587 - Reviews: 183 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 5/30/2011 - Published: 12/26/2010 - Complete
Sick of Shadows by Lettered reviews
Margaret and Mr. Thornton gradually get to know each other better. With conversation, balls, politics, and Fanny.
North and South - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 40,573 - Reviews: 215 - Favs: 176 - Follows: 287 - Updated: 5/2/2011 - Published: 3/18/2011
Of Necessity by ChocolateIsMyDrug reviews
'North & South' AU. Rumours are flying around Milton about Margaret and the man at Outwood Station, and the way Mr Bell and Mr Hale see it, it would be best if she were married as soon as possible. Mr Thornton seems the most likely candidate...
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 42,686 - Reviews: 849 - Favs: 375 - Follows: 549 - Updated: 4/26/2011 - Published: 5/16/2009
Beyond The River by SoloWraith reviews
Sequel to ITF. One of the couples must winter in Albany, while the other has to stay at the cabin until spring...
Last of the Mohicans - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 53,583 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 4/22/2010 - Published: 12/6/2009 - Complete
Into The Forest by SoloWraith reviews
The four main characters and setting are canon, but the story mostly diverges from there. Each character represents a season, and each season has its own strength and weaknesses...
Last of the Mohicans - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 65,925 - Reviews: 128 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 4/21/2009 - Published: 3/6/2009 - Complete
Perspective reviews
Darcy hides from his identity in Hertfordshire in a bid to reconcile himself to his duty and find peace before accepting his inevitable fate. What he discovers instead, is family, love, and acceptance. But what sacrifices will this new perspective cost?
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 63,974 - Reviews: 507 - Favs: 341 - Follows: 846 - Updated: 2/25 - Published: 1/29/2012 - Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth